The Russian South, that is. These images are from the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, which is on the same latitude as the Italian Riviera.
Wow! Absolutely stunning.
Thanks for that!
How funny that they’re going to hold the winter Olympics there.
Well, they do have the Caucaus (is that spelled right) mountains in their backyard, but yes, it is funny that the winter Olympics will be held in a place where palm trees grow!
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